New Betting Apps for iOS and Android 2024

Here we outline the criteria we look for when assessing the betting apps UK players can take advantage of. This information will help when selecting the best app for yourself, or you may wish to download one of the best sports betting apps from this page – all of which have received our best app seal of approval

*You can re-order the tables by clicking the little arrows next to any option you’re looking to compare.

Gentleman Jim
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CopyBet Review

Full T&Cs apply. New UK customers only. The qualifying bet should be either a Single or Acca (2+ selections) bet, start at £10, have 1.9 or greater odds and must be settled within 7 days of sign-up. 5 Free bets which must be placed with a min odds of 2 include: 1 x £10 Free bet on any Pre-match Football game (single); 1 x £10 Free Bet for Horse Racing (single); 1 x £10 Free Bet for Acca (min 2 selections) Bet on any sport; 1 x £10 Free Bet for Acca (min 3 selections) Bet on any sport; 1 x £10 Free Bet for Acca (min 4 selections) Bet on any sport. Max payout – £500. 7 day expiry. To unlock the offer, complete the first deposit via the banking app (Open banking). 18+.


3.76% £40 Bet £10 Get £50 - New Offer
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All British Sports
All British Sports Review

Welcome bonus for new players only | Maximum bonus is 100% up to £100 | Min. deposit is £20 | No max cash out | Wagering is 35x bonus | Maximum bet with an active bonus is £5 |Eligibility is restricted for suspected abuse | Cashback is cash with no restrictions | Skrill & Neteller deposits excluded | Cashback applies to deposits where no bonus is included | T&C's apply


4.45% £100 Sports - Always 10% Cashback- Casino 100% up to £100
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10Bet Review

New bettors; Code SPORT; Wager deposit & bonus 8x; Max qualifying bet stake=initial bonus; Valid 60 days; Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply; T&C apply; 18+

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3.99% £50 100% Welcome Bonus up to £50 - Code SPORT
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PlanetSportBet Review

Applies to new UK/IE customers who sign up via approved partner sites with promo code bet20get10. Place a minimum £20 cash bet at odds of Evens (2.0) or greater and receive a £10 Free Bet 18+ Full T&Cs apply


3.35% £10 Bet £20 Get £10 in Free Bets
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AK Bets
AK Bets Review

New UK/IE customers . Place your first Football bet as an Accumulator (minimum four selections) and AK Bets will boost the return by 25% in the form of a Free Bet up to a value of £100. 18+"


4.47% £100 Up to £100 Winnings Boost on your first Football bet
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BetGrouse Review

T&Cs: New customers only. Max. one £10 free bet. Qualifying bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 (2.00) or greater. Paid as bonus token with min. 4/5 (1.80) Odds req. T&CS APPLY. 18+


4.13% £10 Bet £15, Get £10 Free Bet
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Betarno Review

New Players Only. Min £10 qualifying bets, stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of 20, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings from the free bet. Max conversion: £200. Withdrawal requests void all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill and Neteller deposits. Full terms apply


4.15% £20 Bet 10 & Get £20 ***EXCLUSIVE***
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YetiBet Review

#AD 18+, New customers only, min deposit £10, wagering 60x for refund bonus, max bet £5 with bonus funds. Free Spins bonus has x40 wagering. 23 free spins on registration (max withdrawal is £100). 100% refund bonus up to £111 + 77 spins on 1st deposit. No max cash out on deposit offers. Eligibility is restricted for suspected abuse. Ecopayz, Skrill or Neteller excluded. Full T&Cs apply.


4.33% £111 100% refund bonus up to £111 + 100 Extra Spins
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Betgoodwin Review

18+ New Accounts Only. Min stake £10. Max Refund £100. refunds as Free bets. Win or or win part of E/W single bets only. Exclude multiple & ante post bets. Excludes multiple bets such as lucky 15s etc. Applies to cash stakes only. Free bets must be used in their entirety and to be credited within 24 hours. Full T&C's apply.


3.95% £100 50% Money Back as Free Bet up to £25
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BetMGM Review

New customers only. 7 days to place a qualifying bet to receive 6 x Free Bets: 4 x £10 Horse racing, 2 x £10 Acca Free Bets. 7 day expiry. Exclusions apply. Stake not returned. T&Cs apply. 18+


3.45% £60 Bet £10 Get £40 In Bonuses
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Quinnbet Review

1. Register for your new QuinnBet Account by clicking the link below.

2. Deposit and bet on any Sportsbook markets of your choice (horse racing, football, tennis, darts etc) at odds of evens (2.00) or greater. Use Bonus Code "35FREEBET".

3. That's it! If your account has Sportsbook losses at the end of your first day's betting (23:59), we'll refund 50% of your first day's losses as a Free Bet up to £35 plus, you get 10 Free Spins on Asgard Warriors (minimum 3 bets required).

4. Even if your account is up, you're guaranteed a £5 Free Bet plus 10 Free Spins provided you place at least 1 bet of £10 or greater at minimum odds evens (2.00) or greater.


4.35% £35 £35 Free Bet Plus 10 Free Spins - Enhanced Welcome Offer
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talkSPORT BET Review

18+ New customers only. Opt in & bet via mobile up to £40 (min. £20) on any football market at odds of 2.00+, in 7 days. Get up to £40 in free bets on selected markets. Bonuses expire in 7 days. Card payments & Apple Pay only. T&Cs apply. | Please gamble responsibly.


3.55% £10 Bet £10 Get £10 in Bonuses
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FafaBet Review

New Customers only. Deposit and bet on any sportsbook Markets with min odds of 2.0. Get 50% Back of your first days' losses as a Free bet up to £50+£20 Casino Bonus.


3.45% £50 Up to £50 Free Bet + £20 Casino Bonus
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Betzone Review

*18+ New UK customers only. Bonus is a £5 free bet & £5 of free spins. Promo code: bonus10. Min deposit & single bet of £30. Evens (2.0) or above. Bet must be placed same day as deposit. £5 Free bet added after qualifying bet settlement, £5 in Free Spins within 48 hrs. Full T&Cs apply.


3.87% £10 Bet £30 & get £10 in Bonuses
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Sporting Index
Sporting Index Review

Place a qualifying £10 fixed odds bet at odds of 1/2 or greater. No in-play or cashed out early. A first free £10 fixed odds bet will be credited upon settlement of the qualifying bet. Second free £10 fixed odds bets will be added on the following day. Free bets must be claimed within 28 days of opening. Free bet stake not included in any winnings. Ts&Cs Apply. 18+


4.35% £20 Bet £10 get £20 in Free Bets
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Bresbet Review

T&Cs apply. 18+ New customers only. You must place 3 x £10 sportsbook bets to qualify. Money back as free bets up to £25. Must use code welcome25afs when creating an account.


4.13% £25 50% Welcome Bonus up to £25
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SBK Review

New UK, IE & Malta customers only. Min £10/€10 first deposit using Debit Card. Place a bet of £10 at min odds of 1.5 and get £10. Further £10 credited after 7 days and a further £10 credited after 14 days. 18+. Full T&Cs apply.


0.5% £30 Bet £10 get £30 in Free Bets- Code NBSUK
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The Pools
The Pools Review

18+, UK only. New mobile customers only. Qualifying stake 4/5 or bigger, 2 x £10 free bets credited next day, 7 day expiry. Full T&Cs apply.


3.75% £20 Bet £10 Get £20 - NewBettingSites.UK Exclusive!
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Virgin Bet
Virgin Bet Review

*New members. £10 min deposit & bet on sportsbook, placed & settled at 1.5 min odds within 14 days of sign-up. Win part of E/W bets. 2 non-withdrawable £10 Free Bet Tokens: accept in 7 days, valid for 7 days from acceptance (ex. E/Ws & Multiples), stakes not returned. Click here for Rules & Exclusions. Bet Responsibly. 18+


3.33% £20 Bet £10 Get £20
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Lottoland Sports
Lottoland Sports Review

18+ and, If your first bet doesn’t win, you’ll get your stake back (up to £5) as a Free Bet within 72 hours!


3.57% £5 £5 Stake Back as a Free Bet
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Fan Team
Fan Team Review

£10 Minimum deposit | New customers only


4.55% £10 Bet £10 & Get £10 + 2 x £2 Fantasy Tickets
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Midnite Review

18+ New UK Customers. Must bet £10 in total on accas with 4+ legs, min odds 3/1 (4.0). £20 credited as 4x £5 Free Bets, valid for 7 days on selected bets only, stakes not returned. Restrictions & T&Cs apply.


4.35% £20 Bet £10 Get £20 In Free Bets
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DragonBet Review

New UK customers only, sign up with bet15get10 promo code,18+, min deposit £15, min first bet of £15 on sportsbook market with min odds of 2.00+, bonus expires in 7 days, Full T&C's apply.


3.97% £15 Bet £15 Get £10
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Netbet Review

Min odds 3/1 (4.00), min 3 selections. Free bet valid for 7 days, T&C apply


5.20% £5 Bet £5 & Get £10
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Sportingbet Review

18+ | New players only | Min deposit req. £10 ; excludes deposits via PayPal | Max stake £10 | Min Odds 1/1 (2.0) | Max FreeBet £10 | Excl Horse Racing | T&Cs apply


4.35% £50 Get up to £50 in FreeBets
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Livescore Bet
Livescore Bet Review

£10 min deposit & bet on sportsbook, placed & settled at 1.5 min odds within 14 days of sign-up. 2 x £10 in Free Bets, valid for 7 days. Bet Responsibly. 18+ Free bet T&Cs apply.


3.96% £20 Bet £10 & Get £20 In Free Bets
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Q88Bets Review

New players only. Opt-in Required. 1x wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Minimum deposit £10. Excluded Skrill and Neteller deposits. Full Terms Apply.


4.12% £10 Deposit £10, Bet £10 & Get £25 Free Bet
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Betiton Review

18+, welcome bonus: new players only, 1st deposit, min deposit,: £15, max £15 free bet valid for 14 days, bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 or greater and be settled within 14 days of placement. System bets not eligible. Neteller,skrill and paypal not eligible. T&cs apply


2.10% £15 Bet £15 get a £15 Free Bet - Exclusive!
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Hollywoodbets Review

New Accounts Only. Deposit £10 via Visa or MasterCard with odds of 1.5 (1/2) as their first bet that subsequently results as a loss, Valid for 3 days. UK only. Full T&C's apply.


4.65% £10 Up To £10 Back As A Free Bet
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Bzeebet Review

18+. New Customers Only. Max one £20 Free Bet. Qualifying bets at Odds of 1/1(2.00) or greater. Paid as Bonus Token with Min 4/5(180) Odds Req. Skrill, Neteller & Paypal not T&Cs Apply


3.75% £20 Bet £20 & Get £20 in Free Bet
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Highbet Review

New customers only. Min dep £10 with odds min 4/5 (1.80),Full terms apply. 18+


3.6% £15 Bet £10 Get £15 ***EXCLUSIVE***
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DAZN Bet Review

New customers only. Opt-in required. Offer available 00:00 28/03/24 - 23:59 09/04/24. Place min. £5 bet at min. odds of 2.0 on any sports market. One £20 free bet credited per customer within 48 hours and valid for 6 months, stake not returned. UK only & excl. Northern Ireland. 18+ T&Cs apply.


3.97% £20 Bet £5+ At Evens Or Greater, Get A £20 Free Bet
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Spreadex Review

Place a £25 fixed odds bet at minimum odds of 1/2. 5 x £5 free fixed odds bets, 4 x free £5 spread bets + 50 free spins on Starburst. Full promotions terms apply.


3.34% £50 Bet £25 Get £50 - New offer
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Kwiff Review

New customers & 18+ only. Min. deposit of £/€10.Qualifying real money bet of £/€10. Min odds greater than or equal to 1.5 required. E/W bets excluded. Offer credited within 48 hours. Additional T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly


4.15% £20 Bet £10 Get a £30 Surprise Bet - New Offer
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Jeffbet Review

New Players Only. Min £10 qualifying bets stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of £30, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: £200. Valid for 7 Days from issue. Withdrawal requests void all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill and Neteller deposits. 18+, #ad and begambleaware Full Terms apply.


4.33% £30 Bet £10 & Get £30 - 1X wager the winnings
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LuckLand Review

Max Free Bet Token amount £10. Min Deposit £15. Qualifying bet must be placed at odds 1/1 or greater. Paid as a bonus token for use on the bet builder feature. Card payments only. T&Cs apply. 18+.


4.35% £10 Bet £15 Get £10
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Parimatch Review

18+ New customers only. Opt in, and bet £10 on football markets (odds 2.00+). No cash out. Get 6x£5 football free bets at specified odds for set markets, which expire after 7 days. Offer valid from 12:00 UK Time on 25/08/2023. Card payments only. T&Cs apply, see below. | Please gamble responsibly


3.45% £30 Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets
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RhinoBet Review

New customers sign up with code "B25g10fB". Deposit £25 or more and place a £25 bet at min odds 2.0. Get a £10 free bet. Free bets expire after 7 days. Full terms apply. 18+


3.95% £10 Bet £25 Get £10 Free Bet
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4.23% £10 Bet £15 Get £10
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Zetbet Review

18+, Welcome Bonus: New Players only, 1st Deposit, Min Deposit: £10, max £10 bonus, valid for 14 days, bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 or greater and be settled within 14 days of placement. System bets no eligible.


4.35% £10 Bet £10 & Get £10
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BetUK Review

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Finding the best Mobile Betting Sites is not an easy task, but that’s what we are here for and in order to find out which is the best tennis bet site we compared:

  • Minimum deposits, Information on all specials offers and their requirements
  • Sports and Casino Apps you can download on your Mobile
  • Independent rating for each mobile betting site
  • We’ve picked out our favourite three bookies for mobile betting
  • Five ways to choose the best mobile betting sites

Betting has certainly come a long way since the days when eager punters needed to march to their local high street betting shop to place their latest bet. The birth of the internet and the explosion of online betting changed all that. The betting revolution wasn’t quite finished there though. With the advent of mobile betting apps, anyone with a mobile phone or small screen device now truly has betting at their fingertips, thanks to iOS betting apps and Android betting apps.

So widespread has the development of new betting apps become, that when signing up at a new bookmaker, the modern punter doesn’t just hope for a sports betting app - they fully expect a mobile-specific app which they can download from the app store.

With betting operators always keen to meet the needs of the customer, sports mobile apps are now available in ever-increasing numbers, resulting in what may seem like an overwhelming array of choices for punters. How to choose between a multitude of companies who all claim to be the best new betting site, have the best sports betting offers, or provide industry-leading enhanced odds for racing?

This is where we come in, with our dedicated team of sports betting experts continually assessing the market to pick out the best app available. Download any of the following sports betting apps from the app store– all of which are available on both iOs and Android app- and we are sure you won’t be disappointed.

The 21st century has become the era of the app. Our mobile phones are full of them - whether it be doing the weekly groceries, downloading the latest music or podcasts, or social media, it seems there is an app for everything. Also included in that list is the football betting app.

Now deemed an essential feature of a betting site by many punters, betting apps have exploded in popularity, with 1000s of UK customers using online betting apps to check the betting markets, place bets, or take advantage of new betting promotions on a daily basis.

The market is now flooded with betting apps, creating more choices than ever before. However, not all bet apps are created equally. At, we help sort the wheat from the app chaff by highlighting the best of the new betting apps.

How We Select the UK's Best Betting Apps

With so many online betting apps available, it can be hard to know where to start when selecting one betting app over another. How do we distinguish the best betting apps from those which aren’t worth our time?

With years of experience in the betting industry and extensive knowledge of bookmakers and betting markets, our team is ideally positioned to highlight the best of the new betting apps around - doing the legwork, so you don't have to. So, when examining the many sports betting apps on the market, what are the key app features we look for?

  • The Best Betting Apps Have Great Design: One of the main benefits of an app is just how convenient they are to use – granting the ability to assess the sports betting markets and bet on the go wherever you happen to be. However, this accessibility should always go hand in hand with a smooth and intuitive user experience. We look for iOS betting apps with clear, crisp graphics and a streamlined layout, clearly built with the punter in mind.
  • The Best Betting Apps Possess Many Key Features: All of a desktop betting site's key features should be available in a sports betting app. If a website includes modern features such as bet-builders, a cash-out facility, or a live-streaming service, they should also be contained within the betting app.
  • The Best Betting Apps Are Fast and easy to Navigate: In addition to being easy on the eye, an app should also be functional and simple to use. The betting apps should respond quickly without buffering or freezing, even when dealing with high traffic ahead of the biggest events. This rapid response time is vital in in-play betting, where the sports betting markets can change very quickly. Related to this, we also prioritise apps with a well-designed menu system, enabling punters to navigate to the sports and odds they need with just a few taps of the screen.
  • The Best Betting Apps Offer a Variety of Sports and Markets: As well as being slick and easy to use, a sports betting app must include a wide variety of sports and sports betting markets. All major betting sports, such as football, tennis, and golf, should be covered in depth, but we prefer those sports betting apps that also offer a long list of sports outside of the mainstream. Whenever you are considering a betting app, you should always check that it covers your favourite betting sport. The breadth of available betting markets should also be strong. Taking football as an example, the best apps offer a wide range of stats-based bets, e.g. corners, shots, tackles etc., in addition to the standard Match Result and Goal Scorer type bets.
  • The Best Betting Apps have Excellent Odds: Whether selecting an online betting site or a betting app, the quality of the odds on offer features highly on our list of priorities. As IOS betting apps essentially all offer the same product, i.e. betting on a sporting team, individual, or event, it makes sense to ensure you are getting a fair deal for your money. We use the top odds comparison sites to see how the odds available on a sports betting app stack up against the competition.
  • The Best Betting Apps have a range of Offers and Promotions: In addition to the odds providing solid value, we also seek out the top apps which offer a little extra to the bettor, be that in terms of an excellent sign-up deal or regular ongoing promotions. If the desktop version of a site features great incentives, they should also be easy to find on the betting app.

Which Payment Methods do Sports Betting Apps Accept?

Of course, when selecting a betting app, you need to make sure that you can make a deposit and withdraw any winnings with ease. Happily, you are unlikely to run into any problems in this regard when selecting a best app from our site. Most betting apps support all and certain payment methods commonly available online, in addition to a selection of mobile-only payment solutions. When downloading any betting app, you should expect to find some or all of the following available.

  • Debit Cards: Most betting apps accept Visa and MasterCard Debit cards. Credit cards are not accepted at any UK Gambling site or betting app, with the UK Gambling Commission having banned their use in 2020.
  • Bank Transfer: Many betting apps allow you to transfer money into the site using your banking app. However, this option is usually unavailable for withdrawals, either through the desktop site or the betting app.
  • E-wallets: Some betting app customers prefer this option as it does not require you to enter your banking details into a betting site (although it is safe to do so at any regulated site or sports betting app). Popular E-wallet providers include PayPal, Neteller, Paysafecard, Skrill, MuchBetter, ecoPayz, and Trustly.
  • Apple Pay & Android Pay: These methods, which operate through Google Wallet or Samsung Pay depending upon your device, are accepted by several betting apps.
  • Pay by Mobile Phone Bill: EE, Virgin, and Vodafone are among the providers who offer this facility to app users, usually via a service such as Boku, PayForIt or Zimpler. Some betting apps accept this payment type, but deposits are commonly restricted to £30 per day.

How Safe Are Mobile Betting Apps?

As you will be entering personal data, it is essential that any app adheres to the highest security standards. Rest assured, any app from a company with a UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) Licence will conform to strict security protocols, ensuring that your data and funds are as well protected as at any other app you download to your device. Many of the best iOS betting apps now include features such as facial recognition software and two-factor authentication.

At, we will only ever recommend betting apps from companies in possession of a full UKGC licence, but in general, we would recommend sticking to the following rules:

  • Check a Betting app’s UK Licence: Always check that a betting app has a UKGC Licence. This information should be available towards the bottom of the screen on a betting site's home page, in the information section of the sports app download screen, or on the home screen of the app itself.
  • Only Download the` Betting Apps from a Safe Source: Only download betting apps free from Google Play, the Apple Store, or the betting site offering the sports betting app.
  • The Best Betting Apps are Free to Download: ALL betting apps should be free to download. If, at any point, you are asked to make a payment, this should raise a red flag that the app is not genuine and should be avoided.

How to Download a Sports Betting App?

Whether you are an Android or iOs user, downloading a mobile app is a straightforward task. Google Play and the Apple Store are very good at walking you through the process, but the following should serve as a useful guide.

Android Devices

  1. Having decided upon your preferred betting app, simply follow the relevant link to the site on this page.
  2. Open a new account via your desktop or mobile browser, and don't forget to claim your new player bonus.
  3. Navigate to the sports betting app link on the betting site, or if there is no link, head to the Google Play store and search for the app using the betting company name.
  4. If downloading directly from the site, the mobile app will usually come in the form of an apk file. Download this file and save it to a suitable location on your mobile device. Once the download has been completed, click to open the file and install. At this point, you may see a message stating, "unable to install applications from unknown sources" or similar. If this occurs, you will need to navigate to your security settings and adjust the download criteria, and then attempt to make the installation again.
  5. Betting apps free downloaded from Google Play should download and install automatically.
  6. You should then be able to open and sign in to the sports betting app with the details you used when opening your new account.

iOS/Apple Devices

  1. Having decided upon your preferred mobile app, simply follow the relevant link to the site on this page.
  2. Open a new account via your desktop or mobile browser, and don't forget to claim your new player sportsbook bonus.
  3. Go to the Apple App Store and search for the sports betting app you require using the betting company name.
  4. Having located the app, simply click "get", and the download process will begin. The app should immediately install on your device once the download has finished.
  5. You should then be able to open and sign in to the mobile app with the details you used when opening your new account.

Best Betting App: Benefits

Some bettors question whether they should download an app when it is already easy to access betting sites via a desktop or mobile browser. Whilst many betting operators do indeed perform well in a mobile browser, Mobile Betting Apps are designed specifically with mobile bettors in mind and come with several benefits, including:

  • Convenience: It is much easier to access the latest odds by simply clicking a betting app on the home screen of your device, rather than opening a browser, entering the website details and then logging in.
  • Speed: Having been built for mobile devices, betting apps usually have a faster loading speed and reaction time than a mobile browser.
  • Functional across Multiple Devices: The best betting apps have built-in adaptability features and will automatically adjust to the screen size of whichever device you are using. In contrast, not all mobile versions of a website have this capability, meaning you may find yourself fiddling with the zoom feature to see the information clearly.
  • Live-Streaming: For sites offering a live-streaming service, the stream is often of better quality and more reliable in a mobile app than a mobile browser. Ideal for those wishing to watch the action while they are out and about.
  • Notifications: When downloading a best betting app, you need never miss a promotion or offer again. Many of the best betting apps have a notifications feature, meaning you will receive a pop-up alert as soon as the latest deals become available.

Ranking the Best Betting Apps

Hopefully, the above information will serve as a useful guide when selecting the best betting app, and if choosing any of the top betting apps recommended on this site, we are confident you won't be disappointed. In summary, we conclude with the key criteria we use when selecting the best football betting apps.

  • Safety and Licencing: All betting apps recommended on this site have a full UKGC licence, ensuring the highest standards of safety and security.
  • Competitive Odds: One of the most important factors to look for is great value odds. The better the odds, the better the winnings will be on your successful bets. We strive to highlight apps that offer high-quality odds across the board, ensuring that, whatever your favourite betting sport, you won't feel short-changed.
  • Range of Sports and Betting Markets: Choice is king in the world of betting apps UK. The greater the number of sports and betting markets available, the better. All betting apps featured on this site include most of the highest-profile sports, including football, cricket, tennis, golf, and racing, whilst many go way beyond that in featuring extensive coverage of a vast number of smaller sports, including the growing E-Sports sphere.
  • In-Play Betting: Being able to bet quickly and easily on the latest live action is one of the main benefits of a quality sports betting app. Many of the best betting apps featured on this site include an excellent live section with rapidly updating betting markets and quick bet stake placement.
  • Availability: All betting apps on this site are available on either iOs or Android or, in most cases, both, and provide a top-class experience on both mobile and tablet devices. Most of the best betting apps recommended are also backed by a high-quality desktop site, creating a multi-platform betting experience.
  • Customer Support: When using any of the betting apps recommended on this site, you are unlikely to experience any problems. It is, nevertheless, reassuring to know that someone will be available to answer any queries you may have. We prioritise betting apps with great customer support - via a Live Chat facility, a telephone customer service team, or email service.
  • Quick and Efficient Payouts: Withdrawing your winnings is probably the most satisfying element of using any mobile app – an experience which should not be diminished by unnecessary delays or a slow processing time. The best betting apps we feature all offer swift deposit and withdrawal options, via VISA or Mastercard Debit Cards and E-Wallets such as Paypal or Neteller, in addition to other methods, including Android Pay and Apple Pay - ensuring your winnings will be with you promptly.

Best New Betting Apps and Free Bets


Established in 2003, 10Bet has quickly become one of the best sports betting providers, winning industry awards for both design and branding. With over 1 million customers spread across more than 100 countries, they are a company you can trust. No surprise then that 10Bet has delivered one of the best betting apps available to download from the iOs or Google Play App Store. Whilst also offering casino gaming, 10Bet’s roots lie in the sports betting sphere, and this experience shines through on the company’s slick sports betting app. Offering odds on over 30 sports, including racing, and featuring betting tools such as bet builder, the app contains everything available at the desktop site. Whatever your sport of choice, 10Bet is an easy pick as one of the best apps in the UK.

  • Extensive in-play coverage.
  • One of the best betting apps for football, with an excellent range of betting options
  • Great Value new player offer

Grosvenor Sports

Famed as one of the UK’s biggest and best casino operators, it seems that Grosvenor make an excellent job at whatever they turn their hand to. The company’s sports betting app is certainly well up to scratch. Featuring all of the same betting markets and features – including a customisable bet builder – available at the top-class PC site, the Grosvenor experience transfers seamlessly to small-screen devices, putting this well-respected brand in the palm of your hand.

  • Great selection of daily offers and promotions across sports
  • One of the UK’s most established gambling companies
  • Live streaming of all UK and Irish horse Racing


Launched in 2022 by the company behind the successful Bet 21 high street betting chain, Betzone are already making a big splash on the online betting scene. In addition to a super slick, feature-crammed PC site, Betzone also offers one of the very best new betting apps. Given their bookmaking heritage, it’s no surprise that Betzone are extremely competitive in terms of their prices, with excellent odds available on football, racing, golf, and plenty more besides.

  • Excellent value sign up offer
  • Rewards Zone promotion for regular customers, offering weekly free bet credits stakes

LiveScore Bet

LiveScore is a name which will already be familiar to many sports bettors, thanks to the industry-leading score tracking site. Judging by its sports betting operation, the company may soon also be playing a leading role in the online betting world. The website itself is comparable to many of the most respected names in the business, with the sports betting app doing a great job of replicating the desktop experience. One not to miss out on at your app store of choice.

  • One of the best betting apps for live betting, with outstanding In-Play coverage
  • Easy to achieve sign-up sportsbook bonus and regular promotions
  • Simple and intuitive to use


One of the most well-known betting brands throughout the rest of Europe, Bwin has sponsored some of the biggest football clubs in the game. A high-profile company, with a well-earned reputation as one of the best football betting sites, Bwin are now establishing an ever-increasing presence in the UK market. In addition to the desktop site, Bwin offers one of the best sports betting apps on the market, providing extensive coverage across a range of sports, and featuring many leagues which are difficult to find elsewhere.

  • One of the best football betting apps in the UK
  • Promotions including Acca insurance and Acca boosts


Founded by the successful exchange operator Smarkets, SBK aims to take all that betting know-how into the world of fixed odds sports betting apps. Unlike the other sites on this list, SBK is only available via the app. One of the most innovative new betting apps around, SBK mixes sports betting with a social element, with players able to both follow and be followed by other users, and provide comments on their horse racing fancies. All of which helps to foster a real community environment, creating a somewhat unique experience amongst apps in the UK.

  • Designed exclusively with users of sports betting apps in mind
  • Great selection of football markets
  • Standout new player offer amongst UK betting apps


Dating back to the nineteenth century, Fitzdares are one of the classiest bookmakers in the business. Fans will be pleased to learn that the company has recently brought its smooth operation firmly into the modern era, with a top-class website and sports betting app. Having initially built its business in the horse racing sphere, Fitzdares offer one of the best betting apps for fans of the sport of kings. It’s certainly not all about racing though, with the app offering competitive odds across a wide range of sports and excellent betting options including an easy-to-use bet builder.

  • Great value sign up offer
  • Bet Builder Feature
  • Weekly specials on the biggest sports and racing events

32Red Sports

Established in 2002, 32Red has now been providing sports betting and casino gaming to the UK market for over 20 years. All that experience is certainly in evidence in the company’s sleek and intuitive sports betting app, which brings all of the features of the desktop site to your fingertips. Powered by leading software developer Microgaming, the mobile app is notable for its speed and functionality which, in combination with the wide variety of sports and markets on offer, creates an app which is well worth your time.

  • Daily horse racing price boosts
  • Bet Builder feature
  • Extensive In-Play coverage


The Republic of Ireland-based QuinnBet only launched in 2018 but have wasted little time in making their presence felt on the online scene, with an excellent desktop site and sports betting app. In common with many Irish-based sites, the racing offering is particularly strong at QuinnBet, with very competitive prices, and Best Odds Guaranteed on all UK and Irish horse racing. Away from the racing, the app provides excellent options across a wide variety of sports, from the popular football, tennis and golf to the more niche volleyball, handball, and alpine skiing.

  • Extensive In-Play betting complete with live streaming options
  • One of the best sports betting apps for horse racing fans
  • Acca Bonus and Free Bet credits stakes


Last, but by no means least, comes one of the best betting apps for those who like to have quick and easy access to both fixed odds and spread betting options. As one of the best football betting sites, Spreadex is an excellent choice for those seeking a sports betting app thanks to the extremely competitive prices and wide array of markets available. This is also one of the top new betting apps for horse racing fans, with Spreadex offering live streaming on all UK and Irish racing, and an impressive selection of betting options.

  • One of only a handful of UK Betting Apps with both Spread Betting and Fixed Odds
  • Great value new player offer
  • Best Odds on all Premier League matches

Betting Apps vs Mobile Betting Sites

With so many excellent sites now available online, and the quality of smartphones and other small-screen devices increasing all the time, some bettors may not immediately appreciate the benefits of the best betting apps.

In such a competitive market the vast majority of betting operators are aware that their main website needs to perform well. not only on a desktop or laptop PC, but also on smaller screen devices. Thanks to HTML technology, the gap between the mobile and desktop versions of betting websites is closing all the time, and in many cases – particularly at the best betting sites – there may be very little difference between the two. Nevertheless, in our opinion the best new betting apps do still hold a few advantages over the mobile version of a website, and provide the best sports betting experience when gambling on the go:

  • Designed Specifically for Small Screen Devices - Excellent mobile performance is the number one criteria when designing new betting apps. Being created solely with that goal in mind, the best betting apps often have the edge over the native mobile sites in areas such as speed, ease of use, and layout.
  • App Notifications - Enabling notifications in your app means you will instantly be made aware of the latest odds available, special offers, racing results etc.
  • App exclusive promotions - With the competition between the best betting apps being so hot, many companies will offer a range of deals and promotions which are available ONLY to customers using the app version of the site.

UK Betting Apps: Android vs iPhone

If intending to use mobile betting apps, always be sure to check that the app is available in the format supported by your mobile device. Common sense really, and in the vast majority of instances, this won’t prove to be an issue for those using apps in the UK. Most operators offer both Android betting app and iOs versions of the app.

Those using iOs simply need to open the Apple App Store, search for the bookmaker, and download the app to their device. Things used to be a little more complicated for Android users due to certain Google restrictions regarding gambling apps. However, thanks to a change of policy in 2021, all UK customers are now able to find and download new betting apps from the Google Play App Store.

In terms of performance, there is very rarely any difference between the two platforms. In most cases, the iOs and Android betting app.

What are betting Apps?

Betting apps are mobile applications that allow players to place bets on various sports and events. These apps are typically provided by sportsbooks, companies that offer betting services to customers.

Betting apps vary in their features and offerings, but they typically allow users to view odds, place bets, and manage their accounts. Some betting apps also offer live streaming of sports events and real-time updates on scores and other game information.

It's important to note that the legality of betting apps and online gambling varies by jurisdiction. In some places, online gambling is legal and regulated, while in others it may be illegal or unregulated. It's essential to check the laws in your area before using a app or engaging in online gambling. Additionally, it's crucial to bet responsibly and only gamble with money that you can afford to lose.

How to chose a betting app in the UK

Choosing a betting app in the UK can be a daunting task, given the wide range of options available in the market. However, there are certain factors that you can consider to make an informed decision:

  1. Reputation: It's essential to choose an app with a good reputation. Check online reviews and ratings to see what other users have to say about the app.
  2. Safety and Security: Look for an app that is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission. This ensures that the app is safe and secure to use.
  3. User Interface: The app should have a user-friendly interface that is easy to navigate. The app should also have a smooth and fast loading time.
  4. Variety of Betting Markets: Check whether the app offers a variety of betting markets that you are interested in. Look for an app that offers competitive odds and a wide range of sports and events.
  5. Bonuses and Promotions: Look for an app that offers attractive sportsbook bonuses and promotions to new and existing users.
  6. Payment Options: Check whether the app offers convenient payment options such as credit/debit cards, e-wallets, and bank transfers.
  7. Customer Support: Look for an app with excellent customer support that is available 24/7 via email, live chat, or phone.

By considering these factors, you can choose a reliable and trustworthy betting app in the UK.

mobile betting

Five Ways To Choose The Best Betting Sports App

Mobile betting has never been more popular. Fifteen years ago, the only online avenues available to customers were betting on a PC or a laptop, although the emergence of smartphones has irrevocably changed the betting landscape.

Indeed, old mobile phones were simply used to make telephone bets although new mobile phones have 3G or 4G to enable mobile bets to be placed, while Wi-Fi is available in the home, workplace, cafes, restaurants and hotels.

Mobile betting also includes the use of tablets, with iPads and several other devices enabling betting customers to place mobile bets on the move. Every bookmaker worth their salt has now created a mobile-optimised version of their website and they also have apps to download too.

But how do you go about choosing the best mobile betting site? There is a wide range of bookmakers who want you to visit their mobile betting site and register an account before using their service frequently.

In this article, we explain what you need to look for when opening a new betting account on a mobile device. There are lots of different factors to consider and customers shouldn’t settle for second best.

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Does Your Mobile Betting Site Load Quickly?

While every bookmaker under the sun has a mobile-optimised site, not all of them have a site that loads quickly. There are lots of market data on each page and it’s worth road-testing a mobile betting site and an app to make sure that the operator has created a responsive product that works on a 3G connection or Wi-Fi. The same applies to navigation. Naturally, when you condense your betting webs... Read more


How About Live In-Play Betting?

Mobile betting and In-Play betting go hand in hand. Pre-match bets on football are more likely to be placed on a PC or laptop where betting customers have the opportunity to consider the various markets before striking their bet. However, In-Play betting has become monopolised by mobile betting devices and this is where bookmakers need their products to pass the test. If there’s a big Premier Lea... Read more


Can You Get Cash Out With Your Mobile Betting Site?

Cash Out is here to stay, with Euro 2016 effectively becoming the first major football tournament where customers will be cashing out winning and losing bets on their mobile betting device in high volumes. Cash Out is a quirky feature in some respects. Bookmakers offer it to give customers more flexibility when it comes to their online bets. But it often gives customers a dilemma after they have ... Read more


Is Live Streaming Also A Big Deal With Mobile Betting?

Several bookmakers have live streaming deals in place so that mobile betting customers can watch live sporting action on their mobile devices. When it comes to horse racing, the likes of Paddy Power, Ladbrokes and William Hill have struck deals with At The Races and Racing UK. This means that they have the right to live stream every horse race in the UK and Ireland, including the Cheltenham Festi... Read more


Does Your Mobile Betting Site Pay Out Quickly?

There are two things to consider when it comes to receiving winnings. The first comes down to how quickly a betting market is settled. So at the end of a football match, how long does it typically take for a mobile bookmaker to settle all bets and return the winnings to your account? This can vary between those online mobile bookies that settle a market literally minutes after an event and those ... Read more


Betting Apps Insights

Why In-Play Betting On Your Mobile Can Be Profitable And Exciting.

Keep your discipline and land some cash with In-Play Betting Here’s a great example of how money can be made by betting on the go while there’s a football match taking place. Manchester City were playing Chelsea recently and Sergio Aguero had a series of chances to score the opening goal of the game. Aguero was denied on three occasions by Asmir Begovic and it appeared that David Silva and Rahe... Read more

Desktop Faces A Losing Race In Online Sports Betting

It’s been a long time coming for desktop whose downfall has been first indicated as early as 2012 and announced as a sure thing in 2015. Could 2018 be the year those predictions are finally proved true? Number play a simple game and offer a universal truth when it comes to the role of desktop market. From a perspective much broader than sports betting, the global desktop sales went down 9.6% in ... Read more

How To Bet With Apps

10bet mobile home page pictureEveryone has a smartphone these days. Whether it’s an Apple or Android device, a gateway to the internet is just a tap away, with many people no longer using a personal computer or laptop when it comes to accessing the world wide web. Naturally, this applies when it comes to placing bets online. After all, why log on to a computer and visit a betting website when you... Read more

How To Bet On Your Mobile

When you bet on a mobile device, you should expect the same level of service that can be enjoyed when betting on desktop and that means the same range of sports and markets including the opportunity to bet In-Play on all the big matches. Many people choose to bet In-Play through mobile as they might be at a particular football match or watching it away from home when it’s taking place, so the con... Read more

Mobile Or App - Extended

Choosing to bet with a bookmaker app or a mobile site. Bookmaker apps are all the rage but mobile sites can also be great for In-Play betting If you are someone who regularly places bets, the chances are you might have a few bookmaker apps downloaded on your phone. The bookies love customers downloading the apps as it increases loyalty and also gives them the chance to send push messages about ... Read more

Why Mobile Betting Has Never Been So Popular

Fifteen years ago, the internet was about to explode and the online betting industry was born, with the likes of Paddy Power, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Coral and bet365 scrambling to release websites that would allow customers to place bets through the web rather than visit betting shops or phone wagers through. Wind the clock forward fifteen years and the call centres that used to process t... Read more


Yes. In most cases, new player deals at betting apps will be the same as those available at the desktop version of the site. Occasionally, these may be replaced by an app-specific deal, but there will almost always be something on offer to reward you for signing up to the betting app.

This comes down to personal taste - in terms of your design and layout preferences, the sports and betting markets you like to bet on most, and the types of offers you find most appealing. By reading this guide and assessing our many recommended apps, we are confident you will be able to find the best app for you.

You are free to download as many betting apps as you like. Why have only one best app when you can have two, three, four, or more?

This can vary from site to site but will almost always be the same as those supported by the main website. Expect Debit Card deposits and transfers and PayPal as a minimum, but many new betting apps also support Bank transfers and alternative e-wallet solutions.

Yes. Betting operators with a valid licence from the UK Gambling Commission are permitted to provide sports betting apps to UK customers. Rest assured that all mobile apps featured on are properly licenced and fully legal for UK users.

In most cases, the odds available on a mobile app will be the same as those on offer at the desktop version of the betting sites; be that for football or any other sport. The only exception being occasional enhanced odds and promotions only available to those using mobile apps.

Yes. iOs and Android betting App work just as well on any device which supports apps downloaded from the Apple/Google Play App Store.

Mobile Betting Apps are just as secure as the desktop versions of the website – which is to say they are very secure. All of the betting websites and sports betting apps featured on this site employ cutting-edge security and encryption technology to protect your funds and details.